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2013 Advisory Working Groups

DC HBX Working Groups

Working Group Description Chair Vice-Chair Timeframe Facilitator Status Reports & Materials
Essential Health Benefits Make recommendations on outstanding policy questions related to the District's EHB benchmark plan including habilitative care definition, mental health parity, prescription drug formulary, and EHB benefit substitution. Saul Levin Kevin Dougherty January/
February
Jon Kingsdale Completed Meeting materials
Network Adequacy Review existing network adequacy requirements and recommend any new standards/changes if necessary. Diane Lewis Stephen Jefferson February David Helms and Alice Burton Completed Meeting materials
Premium Billing and Collections Recommend whether the Exchange should collect premiums for individual coverage. Henry Aaron Chris Gardiner January/
February
Jon Kingsdale/
Patrick Holland
Completed Meeting materials
Plan Offerings and Benefit Standardization Make recommendations on whether to specify the number of policy variations offered through the Exchange (within metal levels), whether to require a standardized QHP benefit design which includes cost sharing, and whether to allow or limit benefits not part of the EHB benchmark. Kate Sullivan Hare Claire McAndrew February Jon Kingsdale Completed Meeting materials
Employer and Employee Plan Choice Recommend approach for small businesses (e.g. employee choice) for choosing plans, issuers, and contribution to coverage for workers; includes consideration of age rating. Kevin Lucia Billy McCartee February Jon Kingsdale Completed Meeting materials
QHP Issuer Certification Process Recommend standards for certifying QHP issuers. Kevin Lucia Katherine Stocks February Mary Beth Senkewicz Completed Meeting materials
Financial Sustainability Recommend revenue sources including assessments to ensure financial sustainability of the Exchange by 2015. TBD Jill Thorpe March Suzanne Peck, et al Completed Meeting materials
Quality Examine quality ratings for health plans, necessary data collection by the Exchange, and consumer use of quality ratings for implementation after year 1. TBD Karen Johnson March David Helms Completed Meeting materials
Assister Grant Estimates Recommend the necessary level of funding for the Exchange Assisters grant program to inform the Exchange on its request for federal funding. Dave Chandra TBD February Suzanne Peck Completed  
Eligibility, Enrollment & Churn Make recommendations on outstanding policy questions related to eligibility and enrollment, as well as options for providing continuity of care for individuals churning beween commercial insurance in the Exchange and Medicaid. Wayne Turnage Don Blanchin April/May Jon Kingsdale Completed Meeting materials
Dental Plans Recommend standards and benefit offerings for stand-alone dental plans offered in the exchange marketplace. Leighton Ku Katherine Stocks March Mary Beth Senkewicz Completed Meeting materials
Carrier IT Develop business requirements for issuer's connectivity with the Exchange (data submissions, etc). Leighton Ku TBD February/ Ongoing Suzanne Peck Completed  
Broker IT Develop business requirements for broker interactions and broker functionality for on-line enrollment and plan selection (also inclused standards for broker selection and participation). Janet Trautwein Billy McCartee January/ Ongoing Suzanne Peck Completed  
Assistors IT Develop business requirements for assistor interactions and functionality for online enrollment and plan selection. Kishan Putta Henry Aaron February/ Ongoing Suzanne Peck Completed  
IT Policy Review"off-the-shelf" on-line application/enrollment, identify policy questions that require modifications, and develop business requirements for modifications as necessary. Leighton Ku Dave Chandra February/ Ongoing Suzanne Peck Completed